Team Toast

Team Toast 1

He’s always been invested in the non-profit sector and has been a project evaluator for many years, focusing especially on sustainability in the non-profit sector. Jaen is also the founder and MD of Analytico, a People Analytics company. He’s published numerous articles about reducing the impact of wage disparity based on racial and gender differences and introduced potential methods to overcome this divide, so you can tell he’s a problem solver.
With an entrepreneurial mindset, a degree in Industrial Psychology and his Masters in the works, he’s well prepared to lead an innovative brand like Toast Ale.

Jaen Beelders

Operations + Finance Director
Team Toast 2

This go-getter started her first social change organization called ReplicART, which teaches children in underprivileged schools, a creative approach to critical thinking & creative problem solving, using art as the platform. She started this while she was in university, but hasn’t stop there. While being a keen marketing junkie, she worked to lead a Ndebele inspired wearable art brand which focused on women empowerment, to great success. She is co-founder of Toast Ale in South Africa and a firm believer that all businesses should be human centric & create long term sustainable change.

Bianca Hansen

Marketing + Communications Director
Team Toast 3

Dubbed the ‘innovation guru’, Charles’ main objective has been to develop innovation in business practice and through lecturing on it, training on it, and consulting government, corporate, NPO’s and private companies.

Charles Maisel

Advisory Board
Team Toast 4

Rob hopped into the beer industry when he founded League of Beers in 2012 to bring crafters and drinkers of quality beer closer together. Since then, and after joining Yuppiechef in 2013, League of Beers has shared the stories and flavours of craft with over 200000 foodies and beer fans across South Africa. He recently delved further into the world of craft gin with Sugarbird, raising over R700000 on Thundafund sales.

Rob Heyns

Advisory Board
Team Toast 5

This citizen of the world has a background in medicine, medical innovation and working with related philanthropic organization. His love for high quality food, coffee, beer and business has also lead him to found multiple companies in these arenas. He advises the Toast Team and provides legal advice.

Naimish Patel

Advisory Board